‘Usain Bolt collects it from De Gea… a quick one-two with Patrice Evra now… and Bolt carries it infield — beats the first man — oh he’s whizzed past Yaya Toure — still Bolt… Vincent Kompany can’t touch him — Bolt races past the City defence… one on one now… BOLLLLTTTTT!! My word he’s scored an incredible goal!!’
Now that would just be incredible.
But if we’re to go by the Twitter conversation between Rio Ferdinand and the world’s fastest man, there could be a distant deal in the making. Also, being a huge fan of the Red Devils would certainly help.
Ferdinand tweeted on his account @rioferdy5: If you want that trial at Man Utd shout me, I’ll speak to the boss!! Well done in 100m.
Bolt replied via his account @usainbolt: “After the Olympics we work on that … lol … thanks man.”
The Olympic 100m champion has not hidden his desire to play for Manchester United. He was quoted in The Sun as saying: “People think I am joking. But if Alex Ferguson called me up and said, ‘OK let’s do this, come and have a trial’, it would be impossible for me to say No. I would not take up the challenge if I didn’t think I was good enough. I am a very accomplished player and know I could make a difference.”
The Jamaican also added that Ferguson knew where to find him in case he wanted to offer him a trial.
It is not the first time Bolt will visit United though, with the sprinter famously giving tips to Cristiano Ronaldo when he was with the Manchester outfit.
He recently added: “I definitely want to see what I could do. I think I could step up to the Rooneys.”
As for any official word from United, a spokesman said: “As the fastest man on Earth he would undoubtedly add speed to the team.”
Well, that would be some signing! Wonder what number he’d wear though… 9.63?
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